Korea Aerospace Industries Claims 240 knots; 1300 Mile Range
For New GA Entry
The KC-100 aircraft in development by Hartzell Korea Aerospace
Industries (KAI) will be fitted with Hartzell's proprietary
technology ASC-II propellers, as well as its S-Series propeller
governors, the company announced Thursday.
Determines Pilot Failed To Maintain Airspeed, Stalled At Low
The NTSB has released its probable cause report from an accident
in April, 2009, in which the sole occupant of a Wisconsin
Department of Natural Resources aircraft was fatally injured while
conducting an aerial inspection of a wildfire.
Seeking Standardization Across Multiple Regulatory
The European Union is looking at adopting U.S.-developed rules
for flight into areas where airborne volcanic ash is present. The
adoption would standardize rules in European airspace, and give
airlines flying in Europe more discretion in determining whether or
not to fly.
Sky Connect Flight-Following Equipment One Key To Battling
Wildfires More Effectively
Flight-following technology from EMS Aviation shared the
spotlight with California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger May 3, as
he watched a real-time demonstration of the state’s new
aircraft tracking system technology.
1.46 Billion Passengers Move Through Airports; Cargo Declines
According to recent data released by Airports Council
International (ACI), based in Geneva, nearly 1.46 billion
passengers arrived and departed from North American airports in
2009, a 5.9 percent decrease from the previous year. Cargo
decreased by 11.3 percent .
When used in
conjunction with ATC instructions, gives the pilot the latitude to
delay compliance until a condition or event has been reconciled.
Unlike "pilot discretion," when instructions are prefaced "when
able," the pilot is expected to seek the first opportunity to
Aero-Linx: The Beginner's Guide
This site was created at NASA Glenn as part of the Learning
Technologies Project (LTP). It is currently supported by the
Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate at NASA HQ through the
Educational Programs Office at NASA Glenn. The purpose for this web
site is to provide background information on basic aerodynamics as
teaching aids for math and science teachers.
"The economic downturn that plagued many industries in
the past two years has not spared aviation. Airports, however, are
optimistic about an increase in traffic as the economy begins to
show signs of recovery... "
Source: ACI-NA President Greg Principato,
addressing a downturn in U.S. Airport Traffic -- which dropped
nearly 6 Percent in 2009.